Two Tenure-Track & Two Lecturer Positions in Mathematics and Statistics at University of Washington Tacoma

The University of Washington Tacoma invites applications for four positions in the Division of Sciences and Mathematics within the School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences (SIAS): a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Statistics, a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Mathematics with a specialty in Numerical Analysis, and two Lecturers in Mathematics. These are full-time positions with 9-month service periods starting September 16, 2019.

The Assistant Professor in Statistics position requires an earned doctorate (or foreign equivalent) in statistics or a related applied field (such as biostatistics, applied quantitative analysis, quantitative psychology, quantitative ecology, quantitative business or economics, or others). The Assistant Professor in Mathematics (Numerical Analysis) position requires a Ph.D. (or foreign equivalent) in mathematics with a specialty in numerical analysis, numerical methods, scientific computation or modeling with applications. The Lecturer positions require at minimum a Master’s degree (or foreign equivalent) in mathematics, statistics, applied mathematics, or a related field.

The University of Washington Tacoma serves a dynamic and culturally diverse population of over 5000 undergraduate and graduate students; most of our student population is first generation in college. We seek candidates experienced in and/or who have a demonstrated commitment to working with diverse student populations, and who will effectively support students underrepresented in STEM-related fields, provide mentoring opportunities for undergraduates, build community connections, and integrate evidence-based and inclusive pedagogical techniques into undergraduate mathematics teaching and learning.  These positions will contribute to our new undergraduate mathematics major within an interdisciplinary framework—bringing specific expertise and interest in capstone experiences and curriculum development for the mathematics major—in addition to teaching undergraduate upper and lower division mathematics courses serving students across campus.

UW Tacoma’s commitment to diversity is central to maintaining an atmosphere wherein students, staff, faculty and residents find abundant opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth.

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.

The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint ( Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member’s academic profile and responsibilities (

UW Tacoma faculty engage in teaching, research, and service and generally participate in lower division, upper division, and graduate instruction.

Candidates are encouraged to apply separately to any or all of the positions for which they are qualified. For details of the individual job advertisements and application deadlines please see:

Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Statistics

Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Mathematics with a specialty in Numerical Analysis

Lecturers in Mathematics